Crigler-Najjar Syndrome Type 2 in a Young Adult

Authors

  • Md. Azizul Haque
  • Laila Shamima Sharmin Registrar (Neonatology), Rajshahi Medical College Hospital
  • Mohd Harun or Rashid Assistant Professor, Department of Hepatology, Rajshahi Medical College
  • MA Alim Associate Professor, Department of Gastroenterology, Rajshahi Medical College
  • ARM Saifuddin Ekram Professor, Department of Medicine, Rajshahi Medical College
  • Syed Ghulam Mogni Mowla Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Shahid Sohrawardy Medical College, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/jom.v12i1.6359

Keywords:

Crigler-Najjar syndrome, UDP-glucuronosyltransferase, Bangladesh

Abstract

Crigler-Najjar syndrome type 2 in an autosomal recessive congenital non-hemolytic hyperbilirubinemia caused by UDP-glucuronosyltransferase deficiency. Only a few hundred cases have been described in the literature so far. We are reporting Crigler-Najjar syndrome type 2 in an 18 year old female born out of consanguineous marriage.

Keyword: Crigler-Najjar syndrome; UDP-glucuronosyltransferase; Bangladesh

DOI: 10.3329/jom.v12i1.6359

J Medicine 2011; 12 : 81-85

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Author Biography

Md. Azizul Haque

Assistant Professor

Department of Medicine

Rajshahi Medical College, Rajshahi

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Published

2011-01-21

How to Cite

Haque, M. A., Sharmin, L. S., Harun or Rashid, M., Alim, M., Ekram, A. S., & Mowla, S. G. M. (2011). Crigler-Najjar Syndrome Type 2 in a Young Adult. Journal of Medicine, 12(1), 86–88. https://doi.org/10.3329/jom.v12i1.6359

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